TVLine Items: The Crown Finds William and Kate, Black Mirror Casting and More

The Crown William and Kate
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leave after the National Service of Thanksgiving to Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen at St Paul's Cathedral on June 3, 2022 in London, England. The Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II is being celebrated from June 2 to June 5, 2022, in the UK and Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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The Crown has tapped a trio of newcomers to portray Prince William and Kate Middleton during Season 6 of the Netflix drama.

Per our sister site Deadline, Rufus Kampa will play William at age 15, in episodes dealing with the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Ed McVey will take on the role of the prince during his later teen and early adult years, and Meg Bellamy will portray his future wife, Kate, during their courtship days.

Ready for some more recent newsy nuggets? Well…

* Rob Delaney (Catastrophe) has joined Season 6 of Netflix’s Black Mirror in an undisclosed role,  Deadline reports.

* The Jennifer Hudson Show will premiere Monday, Sept. 12, with guest/American Idol judge Simon Cowell, marking the pair’s first sit-down conversation since Hudson placed seventh on Season 3 of Idol.

* Eiza González (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series) will star opposite Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal in the Spanish-language Hulu limited series La Máquina, per Variety. She will play the ex-wife of Bernal’s aging boxer.

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